Wednesday, 3 August 2016

SEVEN KILLED AS TRUCK PLUNGES INTO RIVER

Seven people died on the spot and five others were injured after a double cab pick-up truck they were travelling in plunged into a river at Tsambe Bridge near Davaar Farm along Foothills Road in Glendale this morning.

Eyewitnesses said the truck driver, who was using a farm road, failed to give way to an oncoming tractor upon approaching the bridge and panicked leading to his vehicle plunging into bridge.


The eyewitnesses said the deceased drowned as they failed to open the doors of the truck.
Among the deceased were three children and four adults.

Their bodies were later retrieved and those injured were rushed to Concession Hospital.
Police are yet to release the names of the deceased until their next of kin has been informed.

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